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Star-Struck with Sting

It’s not every day you get to meet your heroes. But decades ago, a star-struck schoolgirl from Stockton, fast tracked as a 16 year old co-presenter on the new Tyne Tees TV children’s programme Sunday Sundae, did just that. Find out what happened when, decades later, North East Film Archive rediscovered an early 80s interview with pop star Sting in their collections.

What About the Women?

Moving images of women’s lives over the past 100 years from the Yorkshire/North East Film Archive.

This new programme is supported by the BFI Film Audience Network as part of Changing Times: Women's Histories, a nationwide season celebrating women within the UK's screen heritage collections.  'What About the Women?' features a series of events and screenings based entirely on archive footage drawn from our collections.  

Help us to preserve York's film heritage

Do something special for York!

YFA are asking for your help to support us in a very special campaign to preserve the rich film heritage of the city, and create a permanent legacy for everyone to see and enjoy, far into the future.

Newcastle on Film - now available on DVD!

There’s nowhere on earth quite like Newcastle - and now, thanks to overwhelming demand, you can enjoy the moving story of the city as captured on film over the past 100 years, with our astonishing new DVD revealing ‘Newcastle on Film’.

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Archive Picks

THE PACE EGG

The Pace Egg play is performed each year on Good Friday in the towns and villages in the Upper Calder Valley.  The name derives from the Latin word for Easter - Pasche. This film documents the street performances of the play in which the actors are dressed in traditional mummers costumes....

Film ID: 1178 Year: 1960-1961

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